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Service And Adjustments; Line Replacement; Blade Replacement; Carburetor Adjustment - Craftsman BRUSHWACKER 358.795180 Instruction Manual

32cc/1.9 cu. in. 2-cycle gasoline brushwacker
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LINE REPLACEMENT
• Always use Craftsman
replacement
line.
Choose the line size best suited for
the job at hand. Green colored line is
designed
for cutting grass, red line for
grass and small weeds. The black col-
ored line is designed
for cutting larger
weeds and light brush.
• Before inserting the line into the
holes in the cutting head, identify the
proper holes. When using Green, or
Red, insert line into the holes
marked small on the cutting head.
Black line should be inserted in the
holes marked
large.
• Insert both ends of your line through
the proper holes in the side of the
cutting head.
Positioning
_
_Small
Tunnel --.
J_(--_-)_N:_
jj holes
holes
_
Hub
• Insert ends of the line one at a time
through the positioning
tunnels.
gainst
• Pull the line and make sure the line
is against the hub and extended fully
through the positioning
tunnels.
• Correctly
installed line will be the
same length on both ends.
BLADE
REPLACEMENT
Refer to the ASSEMBLY section for
blade replacement
instructions
and
illustrations.
CARBURETOR
ADJUSTMENT
,_WARNING:
The trimmer head
or blade will be spinning during most
of this procedure.
Wear your protec-
tive equipment
and observe all safety
precautions.
After making mixture ad-
justments,
recheck idle speed.
The
trimmer head or blade must not move/
spin at idle speed.
Carburetor
adjustment
is critical and if
done improperly can permanently
damage
the engine as well as the car-
buretor. If you require further assis-
tance or are unsure about performing
this procedure,
call our customer as-
sistance
help line at 1-800-235-5878.
Old fuel, a dirty air filter, a dirty fuel fil-
ter, or flooding
may give the impres-
sion of an improperly
adjusted
carbu-
retor. Check these conditions
before
adjusting
the carburetor.
The carburetor
has been carefully set
at the factory. Adjustments
may be
necessary
if you notice any of the fol-
lowing conditions:
• The trimmer head/blade
moves at
idle. See IDLE SPEED under adjusting
procedure.
• Engine will not idle. See IDLE SPEED
under adjusting procedure.
• Engine dies or hesitates instead of
accelerating. See ACCELERATION
CHECK under adjusting procedure.
• Loss of cutting power. See MIXTURE
ADJUSTMENT (L or H) under adjusting
procedure.
There are three adjustment
screws on
the carburetor.
The low speed adjust-
ment screw is marked with the letter L,
and the high speed adjustment
screw
is marked with the letter H. The third
screw is the idle adjustment
screw.
Adjustment (_djustment
(L)
Idle Screw Adjustment
ADJUSTING
PROCEDURE
CAUTION:
Do not force plastic limiter
caps on screws beyond the built-in
stops or damage
will occur.
Be sure
trimmer line is extended to the maxi-
mum length allowed by the line limiter
blade.
Initial Settings
1. Turn both mixture screws (L and H)
counterclockwise
until they stop.
2. Turn the idle speed screw clockwise
until it stops. Now turn counterclock-
wise 4 1/2 turns.
3.
Start engine, cut grass for 3 min-
utes, then proceed to adjust screws
according to the instructions below.
If engine performance at initial set-
tings is acceptable, no further ad-
justments are necessary.
If engine
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